More Fairy Tales III

A rebuttal for Krantzstone: https://disqus.com/home/discussion/bust/what_if_men_were_as_grossed_out_by_rape_as_they_are_by_periods/#comment-2412292151 Krantz Item 47: Note the quote I posted actually includes “behavior”, and if you read the link associated with the quote, the article is in reference to the vilification of so-called “political correctness”, which I was referring to, not to media reputation. I highly recommend the entire article because it’s…

More Fairy Tales I

Rebuttal for Krantzstone: https://disqus.com/home/discussion/bust/what_if_men_were_as_grossed_out_by_rape_as_they_are_by_periods/#comment-2412316877 Krantz Item 39: Your attempt to typify my argument as me equating “manspreading” to Rosa Parks is a straw man argument, since that obviously wasn’t what I was arguing. No. The error (and likely an intentional error) in your statement is that you are attempting to misrepresent Gorf’s provocation (that neo-feminists…

White Knights and Other Fairy Tales VII

A Rebuttal to Krantzstone: https://disqus.com/home/discussion/bust/what_if_men_were_as_grossed_out_by_rape_as_they_are_by_periods/#comment-2399218580 Krantzstone Item 21: If women are “insolent little children”, why are you the one whining that women don’t like short men, as if short men have some expectation of entitlement to the affections of women? Have you considered the possibility that women don’t like you, not because you’re short, but…

White Knights and Other Fairy Tales IV

A Rebuttal to Krantzstone: https://disqus.com/home/discussion/bust/what_if_men_were_as_grossed_out_by_rape_as_they_are_by_periods/#comment-2390415409 Krantzstone Item 12: If you feel that threatened by women and feminism, you would do well to question how well you adhere to stereotypical patriarchal notions of what constitutes masculinity. Certainly if someone felt “threatened” by women or feminism, one could explore many options. However, to challenge the disingenuous nature…

White Knights and Other Fairy Tales III

A Rebuttal to Krantzstone: https://disqus.com/home/discussion/bust/what_if_men_were_as_grossed_out_by_rape_as_they_are_by_periods/#comment-2399179332 Krantzstone Item 11: “To encourage more conscious, self-reflective, sensitive language and behavior is not to tyrannize. To advocate conscientiously constructed codes that address rare and egregious infractions of common decency and civility is not to call for a thought police.” – Marilyn Edelstein, Ph.D. Santa Clara University, 1992 To attempt to…